1. The electrobasograph is briefly described as an instrument for recording the gait of man.
2. Important time relationships can be determined from these records which are made with relation to the duration of weight-bearing on the heel, fifth metatarsal head, and first toe of the respective feet.
3. Illustration of records provides evidence that unaltered gait will produce the same records on successive dates.
4. Illustration of records provides evidence that the removal of the cause for a limp will be revealed by changes in the electrobasographic record on successive dates.
5. Graphs are presented to illustrate the influence of the rate of walking on the duration of weight-bearing on each of these three points.
6. Records and graphs illustrate the influence of height of shoe heel on the duration of weight-bearing on each of these three points.
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